Emerging and Reemerging Diseases: Bill Morice, M.D., Ph.D.

Answers From the Lab

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, to discuss current activity of infectious diseases.

Their discussion includes:

  • Vector-borne diseases that are causing public health concerns, and the multi-agency public health strategy recently released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the growing problem.
  • The benefits of a public-private, collaborative approach to public health, and why laboratorians need to be involved.
  • Both new and reemerging diseases that are being found across the United States, and how laboratory-developed tests play a vital role in diagnosing and managing these diseases.

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